5 Activities to Avoid after Eating a Meal

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Eating is the way of getting nutrition for healthy body and mind. Maybe you are taking quite a healthy diet cooked in a safe way but your all efforts will go in vain if you do these 5 things after taking your meal.

Sleeping or Lying Down:

When you lie immediately after eating it slows down your digestive system and causes stomach acid creep back into the esophagus. In result of this food is not digested well and you may also suffer heartburn. If you are a victim of some gut complications by Marham you can take online advice by the best gastroenterologist in Lahore, Karachi and other main cities of Pakistan as well.
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Strenuous Exercise:

Digestion and exercise both needs oxygen and blood flow. Immediately after eating, strenuous exercise will deprive the gut of oxygen and blood flow so digestion slows down and nutrients of food end up not being properly absorbed in the blood. Hard exercise after a meal may also cause nausea, stomach cramps, and diarrhea.

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Drinking Too Much Water:

Water is good to drink but not after you have ended your meal. Even during meal excessive water consumption is not advised. You can take little sips but excessive water can dilute stomach acid and enzymes and interrupts normal digestion process.

Eating Fruit:

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Fruits are quite healthy food option but after your meal, they become not very healthy. When you take fruits after your full meal these just sit on top of the food and ferment there. This fermentation creates gas, bloating, discomfort and digestion problem. This overeating also leads to weight gain and metabolic disorders like diabetes. To find a solution for diabetes-related problems visit Marham to find diabetes doctors in Karachi, Lahore and other main cities of Pakistan.

Taking a Shower or Bath:

After intake of food, it’s not wise to expose your body to water. Taking shower change your normal blood flow and this sudden change distracts the normal digestion process. If you have thick blood or have serious blood issues you are at the risk of a heart problem. To take advice from the best cardiologist in Islamabad, Rawalpindi or other cities of Pakistan log on to Marham. It’s wise enough to take bath first, give your body some time to settle and then take your meal.

  • Keep these points in mind and never do these things after your meal to take all nutrients of food.

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Tayyaba Waris
She is a student of Ph.D. molecular biology at Comsats University, Islamabad. She is working on the causes and treatment of male infertility. She has also worked on liver disease and its herbal treatments and has recently got her paper published in the National journal of Natural Pharmaceuticals. At Marham, she writes about hot medical issues and general health problems.